March/April 2017 TBBCF Newsletter

Keeping Logan’s Promise – March-April 2017 Newsletter
Big Y supermarket’s 2016 “Partners of Hope” campaign donated over $230,000 to 24 CT and MA breast cancer support groups. More.
Mass General Hospital Cancer Center has named TBBCF one of its “onehundred 2017”, an initiative that celebrates hope in the cancer Community. More
On March 29, one of the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation’s co-founders accepted a $4,600 award from the 100+ Women Who Care. More
Get Involved …
“One person can make a difference, and every person should try.” ~ John F. Kennedy
Volunteer – Walk and/or administrative volunteers are the heart and soul of the Foundation. If you are interested in helping with our 2017 efforts, please contact us at [email protected]
Raise Your Hand If You Are Ready to Walk!
Walker Registration for the 12th Annual Walk Across SECT opens on May 1. Visit us then at
Become a Sponsor – TBBCF’s operating expenses are covered by sponsorships and/or grants.
Sponsorship monies are used to run the foundation or to cover the costs of a fundraising event.
Our success is based on sponsor generosity. It is what makes that 100% promise possible.
Upcoming Events
April 7-9:  G roton Regional Theatre Presents A Few Good Men at the  Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT.  Tickets available online at  or at the door.
April 15:    Breast Friends TBBCF Walk Team Invites you to e njoy dinner and a night of Comedy. This fun night benefits TBBCF. Dinner, raffles and more. Adult event only. Click here for their Facebook page.
April 7 and April 29:   Black Wolves tickets available for $15 (box office regular price is $17 per person $6 back to TBBCF!  Click here to purchase tickets.  Special Offer Code:  TBBCF
Also in this issue …
In memoriam – Jean (Dutra) Lewis January 11, 1950-February 7, 2017 TBBCF Walker and Volunteer
In 2008, Jean Lewis was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer, just three years after her twin sister, Joan had been diagnosed with the same disease.  Both Jean and Joan developed an interest in the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation through their own experiences.   Read Jean’s Tribute
In memoriam – Patricia Meringolo December 2,1942-March, 23, 2017 TBBCF Office Volunteer and Walk Across SECT Pit Stop Team Lead
On March 23, 2017, the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation (TBBCF) lost a long-time friend and faithful volunteer, Pat Meringolo (3rd from right), who lost her battle with lung cancer. She was diagnosed in August, 2016. RIP our friend!   Read Pat’s Tribute

Dr. Hofstatter, a 2014 TBBCF grant recipient, will share her TBBCF supported breast cancer research results at the 12th annual meeting. Pictured here (l-r): Sandy Maniscalco, TBBCF co-founder; Dr. Hofstatter, Shelley Halligan, TBBCF Walk Leader, and Pamela Morris Watt, TBBCF Board Director Read Dr. Hofstatter’s Bio
12th Annual Meeting
RSVP today – [email protected]
May 2, 2017 –  5:30 – 7:30 pm
Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant
22 Chesterfield Rd, East Lyme, CT 06333
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